Barça Residency Academy USA is world-renowned soccer club FC Barcelona’s first and only youth residency soccer Barca Academy in the US. Located at Grande Sports World – the Center for Excellence in youth soccer development and education in the United States.
Julian Araujo – Barca Residency Academy’s first alumnus to sign with FC Barcelona.
“I want to set the example for the younger generation and let them know that dreams are possible and no dream is too big.”
– Julian Araujo
THE CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE
As the first full-time residential academy program in the U.S. partnered with a top international professional team, Barça Residency Academy offers student-athletes a fully immersive environment.
Student-athletes live, attend school, and train at our premier sports campus – Grande Sports World that features: on-site dorms, eight soccer fields, professional nutritional programming, an outstanding high school, and a 58,000 square foot state-of-the-art athletic training facility.
Every student-athlete’s full potential is recognized through FC Barcelona’s world-renowned training methodology, Grande Sports World’s immersive professional environment, and Arizona State University Preparatory Academy’s rigorous Cambridge Curriculum.
Are you ready to take your game to the next level? Attend an upcoming 3-day tryout camp to be seen and evaluated by our coaching staff for Barça Residency Academy consideration.
Learn the club’s methodology and style of play first-hand from experienced FC Barcelona coaches. Campers (boys and girls ages 10-17) develop their technical and tactical skills while experiencing the Barça Residency Academy student-athlete lifestyle.
AWARDED BEST TRAINING FACILITY BY U.S. SOCCER FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE YEARS
Grande Sports World – Home of Barca Residency Academy, a one-of-a-kind location, ideal for players to train and develop on the field, in the classroom, and as a person among some of the most elite youth soccer players from around the world.
ANNUAL FC BARCELONA TRIALS AND TRAINING
Every year five students are selected to train and trial with FC Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.